How to make Hare Chane Methi -

Dried green peas cooked with fresh and dried fenugreek.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Green chana(hare chane),soaked and boiled, Fenugreek leaves (methi),

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Hare Chane Methi

Hare Chane Methi Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Hare Chane Methi Recipe

  • Green chana(hare chane),soaked and boiled 1/2 cup

  • Fenugreek leaves (methi), chopped 2 cups

  • Dried fenugreek leaves (kasoori methi) 1 teaspoon

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Green chillies 3-4

  • Garlic chopped 6-8 cloves

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 tablespoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Dried mango powder 1 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Tomatoes,pureed 3 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped 2-3 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat oil in a non stick kadai. Add cumin seeds and sauté till fragrant. Cut green chillies lengthwise and add to the kadai.

Step 2

Add garlic and ginger and sauté.Add onion and sauté for 3-4 minutes or till light golden. Dry roast kasoori methi in another non stick pan and grind to a powder.

Step 3

Add fresh fenugreek leaves to the kadai and sauté for 1-2 minutes. Add red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, amchur, garam masala powder and mix.

Step 4

Add tomato purée and mix well. Add the boiled chane along with the water and salt and mix well.

Step 5

Cover and cook for 6-8 minutes.Add coriander leaves, kasoori methi powder and mix. Transfer into a serving bowl and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.